• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Public Transportation

Historic Triangle Shuttle
The Historic Triangle Shuttle, a Colonial Williamsburg transportation service connecting Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, will operate between Sunday March 18, 2012 and Saturday November 3, 2012. A free service, the Historic Triangle Shuttle departs every 30 minutes starting at 9:00 a.m. daily from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center with buses traveling to Jamestown and Yorktown.

The Jamestown shuttle will stop at the Jamestown Settlement, the Glasshouse and the Historic Jamestown Visitor Center. The final shuttle returning to the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center will depart from the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center at 5:15 daily.


Jamestown Area Shuttle
Once arriving at Jamestown on the Historic Triangle Shuttle, visitors can make use of the Jamestown Area Shuttle. This shuttle makes stops at Historic Jamestowne (including the Visitor Center and Glasshouse) and the Jamestown Settlement approximately every 20 minutes.

The Jamestown Area Shuttle begins March 18th and ends November 3rd 2012. The last shuttle departs from the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center at 5:15 p.m. daily and returns to the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center.


Additional Area Public Transportation
Various public and private transportation services are available throughout the area. AMTRAK has a station in Williamsburg, Greyhound has commercial bus service to the Williamsburg area, and rental cars and taxi service are available. There are three airports within one and one half hours drive of Historic Jamestowne: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (45 minutes away), Norfolk International Airport (1.5 hours east of the park) and Richmond International Airport (1.5 hours west of the park).

Did You Know?

Exmaples of clay pipes and pipe stems in the NPS Jamestown collection

Clay Pipe stems and bowls discarded by Jamestown settlers can help date an archeological site. Over 50,000 have been found by archeologists at Jamestown.